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1 hr ago | ABC News
The droves of Santas who are expected to descend on New York City this weekend for the annual drunken pub crawl known as SantaCon have been warned by police and lawmakers to leave the bawdy behavior at home.
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5 hrs ago | Zap2it.com
This is the one time we wish we were in New York during the holidays. Innocent pedestrians are being attacked on the sidewalk ... by Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler ! In a new Funny or Die video, the two comedians harass passersby by offering to pay them a dollar to Christmas carol with them, and hilarity ensues .
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A plan to help struggling hospitals that cater to minority and low-income patients in New York City that has been under consideration for more than a year is causing friction between the state's Congressional delegation and the Obama administration, and leading to heated words between Albany and Washington.
13 hrs ago | Grub Street
One would think that New York has a surfeit of hamburger sellers and a good amount of lobster-roll vendors, but the idea behind the incoming restaurant Burger and Lobster , which combines the two under one roof, is a little different: Both items sell, along with steamed or grilled lobster, for the same flat price of 20 .
18 hrs ago | GPB.org
This story is part of a project on commuting in America. Millions of commuters across the country have a new way to get around.
Keen observers of culinary trends might have noticed the signs: the photos of sizzling sisig showing up in Instagram feeds; the 2012 declaration from Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern that Filipino food is 'the next big thing'; the Smorgasburg stands and underground-supper-club dinners serving cuisine from the Philippines.
An interior room at Gracie Mansion, the mayor's official residence, in New York.
If you saw The Glass Menagerie 's Zachary Quinto walking through midtown today, you'd think he'd always looked like one of Broadway's hottest leading men, but according to him he's really found his sartorial stride and solidified his career since leaving L.A. In a recent interview with Mr. Porter , the Carnegie Mellon alum best known for playing ... (more)
The annual coat drive by New York Cares is under way. New Yorkers can donate new or gently used coats for distribution to the needy this winter.
With the news that New York magazine is cutting its printing schedule from weekly to biweekly, regional magazines are some of the publications hit hardest by mobile, despite the increased interest around local advertising.
Two weeks ago, I decided to take a small trip to see a concert at the famous Madison Square Garden, and to experience the hustle and bustle of New York City at the peak of the holiday shopping season.
The reports of gas price gouging in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy may have hit closer to home than residents realize.
Gov. Cuomo stands with former Gov. George Pataki and ex-state Controller Carl McCall, both of whom lead the panel to provide tax relief plans for New Yorkers.
The New York Police Department conducted an overnight drill at a closed shopping mall last month in an attempt to prepare for a scenario similar to the mall massacre in Kenya earlier this year.
A New York State commission is proposing $2 billion in tax cuts over the next three years as lawmakers prepare to wrangle over the state's $140 billion budget early next year.
Dec 10, 2013; Orlando, FL, USA; Curtis Granderson smiles as he is introduced by the New York Mets during the MLB Winter Meetings at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort.
Looks like fascist Nanny Bloomberg intends to make good use of his final three weeks in office.